Saw this on someecards.com and thought, “Yeah, that sounds about right.” I just “celebrated” my 36th birthday, and I couldn’t help but recognize the sad truth in the humorous caption to this card. Boy, they really don’t pull any punches over at someecards.
In case you don’t pay attention to the ponies, this past weekend American Pharoah became the first Thoroughbred since 1978 to win the prestigious triple crown (consisting of three races: the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes). Horse racing fans have been waiting since a year before I was even born to see this happen again.
The Huffington Post recently ran a short and clever commentary about the historic event and the gut-wrenchingly wonderful current cover photo for Sports Illustrated. The brief article is titled “Sports Illustrated’s American Pharoah Cover Photo Epitomizes Everything Wrong With Modern Society“and you can read the bit here. I have included the cover below.
Really, folks? I mean, REALLY?!? Sheesh…